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Car fire closes M50 in Herefordshire – here's the diversion

By James Thomas

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  • The M50 in Herefordshire has been closed as emergency crews deal with a car fire.
  • The motorway, between Ross-on-Wye and the M5 south of Worcester, is closed westbound between J2 (Ledbury) and J3 (Gorsley).
  • West Mercia Police says there is a "long diversion" from J2 at Ledbury via the A417 and A449 to Ross-on-Wye.
  • The road is now open.